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American Heart Association Senior Grant Administrator, Government in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Grants Administrator inour National Center office located in Dallas, TexasCandidate can be located in the Washington D.C. area as well.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing preparation, implementation, monitoring, management and reporting for multiple grants within AHA’s government grants portfolio, including NIH and CDC funding. Additional responsibilities will include collaborating with staff to ensure completion of timely grant submissions including responsibility for budgetary and administrative components, managing post-award tasks and all grant deliverables, and working with multiple teams across the organization, as well as post-award administration including project changes requiring sponsor approval, reporting, communications, and liaison with other AHA administrative departments, through all stages of award through close-out of the grant.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Contributes to development of administrative components, grant budgets, implementation plans, outcomes and deliverables for accurate and timely submission of government grant proposals.

  • Provides post-award administration and procedural management of government grants in compliance with the Uniform Guidance CFR Part 200. Assists program staff with annual technical reports and noncompetitive applications to communicate results, achievement of deliverables and outcomes to comply with sponsor reporting requirements.

  • Ensures AHA government grant policies are followed in all programmatic activity. Develops and communicates internal record keeping and system requirements to financial management staff and other impacted departments.

  • Stays abreast of changes in government funding regulations through research, networking and attendance at seminars as needed. Develops relationships with program officer(s) and other grant maker representatives. Responds to requests for information and provides reports or documentation for sponsor agencies.

  • Participates in or contributes to government grant training projects or assignments, especially with regards to compliance activities.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related area.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a university grant office (pre- and post- award)

  • Budget development and management

  • Project management

  • Reporting and correspondence

  • Grant outcomes and deliverables

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 10% of the time.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Government Contracts experience

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Requisition ID 2019-4281

Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

Additional Locations US-DC-Washington

American Heart Association
Equal Opportunity Employer